Questions related to extensions or plugins that enable, disable or extend the functionality of Mozilla Firefox

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How to disable all browser extensions while in private mode?

I want something similar to Chrome Incognito Tab where all addons and extensions are disabled by default. Unfortunately, entering private mode in Firefox doesn't do that and extensions still have ...
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Can I import my Chrome bookmarks into Firefox? [duplicate]

I just switched from Chrome to Firefox and I was wondering if I can get my bookmarks out of Chrome and into Firefox somehow. Is it possible to export to some standard format and import into Firefox? ...
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How to know if an addon is gathering data?

So, Firefox addons are really good. But how do we know if they aren't also gathering data, like your browsing history for example? In Chrome you can check what kind of data the plug-in will have ...
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Scripting an unattended Firefox setup in Windows

I work in a training environment where the Firefox set is ancient, and they refuse to create a new image. So I end up wasting a lot of time setting up by updating to the latest Firefox, removing ...
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Firefox: select item in long dropdown list using search

I have to select an item in a dropdown select list which has 4000 items (options) in it. Typing the first letters helps, but it would really help if I could use search for this. The default search ...
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How to turn off redirection advice with “don’t track me google” Firefox addon

With the Don’t Track Me Google Firefox ad-don, the replacement of links work, but it occur a redirection. Then Firefox advise me of the redirection which is painful. How can I turn off the advice of ...
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Deny websites to verify installed extensions in Firefox

When I visit websites they automatically detect which Browser I'm using and which extensions are installed on the browser (besides a bunch of other information). How do i deny websites access to this ...
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How do I save a webpage as plain text with one key combination (no dialog box)?

What is the most straightforward way one can save a webpage (in Firefox) as a plain text file using a single key combination (like Ctrl+S or something similar), without hitting any "Save as" dialog ...
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running java applet in firefox

I am trying to get a java applet running on firefox however I can not get firefox to recognize the java plugin. I have both 64bit versions of Java and firefox however the plugin will still not show ...
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Inactive Firefox uses too much CPU (10% .. 30%)

On Ubuntu 14.04, I have a Firefox 46 with 30 tabs open. The Firefox window is minimized, I've been working with other programs in the last 3 hours. In top I can see that Firefox still uses between 10% ...
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Disable navigation bar permanently

I'm looking for a way to start Firefox (I gonna use v38+ - Windows and Linux) loading a predefined URL and with its navigation bar disabled/hidden without any option to bring navigation bar back using ...
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Install Firefox addon in chroot environment

My goal is to install some Firefox addon inside some chroot environment. I see 2 options here: either run firefox with X from within the chroot and install the addons or put all the files where they ...
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How to get to the addons in Firefox via keyboard only?

To get to the addons on my Firefox's toolbar, I have to point and click on their icons to open their menus or dialog boxes I'm trying to find a keyboard-only way to get to them. I tried Tab-...
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Toggle images in Firefox on a per-tab basis?

Is there any way in Firefox to enable/disable loading of images (and ideally also scripts) per tab, and have links opened in new tabs inherit the setting? It seems like it should be simple, but all I ...
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Can a website track what extensions a browser is running?

I'm trying to find a way to track what extensions someone is using in their browser, but am unable to find any mention of this being possible. On the plus side, I don't see anything that says it's ...
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Lock Firefox Settings and Changes / Addons and about:

I would like to lock my Firefox. The quest is: don't let anyone or anything change something on my Firefox. I would like to block any changes (add-ons, settings, prefs). I created: as.js with: ...
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How do I whitelist sites on a browser running the Bluhell Firewall add-on?

I am running a browser (Waterfox, a Firefox clone optimized for 64-bit Windows OS) with the Bluhell Firewall installed. I cannot find any obvious way to whitelist sites (such as stackoverflow.com :-). ...
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Pentadactyl - How do I use extended hints to open multiple links?

When using ;F to open multiple hints, the help file only mentions that the hints are delimited with (carriage return/enter). It looks as though I can filter by links containing a partial match. How ...
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How to prevent a Firefox parental add-on from being bypassed by editing files in the profile directory or creating a new profile?

FoxFilter is an add-on for Firefox that is supposed to provide parental control. However, I found the add-on to be easily bypassable in at least three ways: By running the Firefox profile manager ...
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Firefox security policy or addon to deny ajax

I really do not like how some webpages abuse AJAX requests polling the servers every other second for some page update. It eats bandwidth, and generally sucks. While I am not concerned with bandwidth ...
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How do I make YouTube on Firefox cache the video so it doesn't need to buffer the next time I play it?

Okay just to be clear, I know how to disable YouTube's new DASH playback so that's not what I'm asking for. What I'm trying to do is make videos on YouTube be cached so that if I ever want to watch ...
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Share FireFox's Session Manager sessions

I use FireFox at home and at work. I'm able to use DropBox on both. I wanted to share a FireFox's Session Manager session on them, so that pages I leave open at home will be available next day at ...
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Force Firefox to run as non-Admin?

Some of my programs running as Administrator launch Firefox via a link they need to open. The problem is, this opens up Firefox as Administrator as well. If I need to open a link from another program ...
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How to Remove Private browsing from firefox V44

Is there a way to remove the entire option or just to disable private browsing in firefox V44.0(linux). I serched in google and sould only find answers or older version of firefox. I also tried "...
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Firefox extension to speed up the playing of youtube videos

I can speed up HTML5 Youtube videos by hand by clicking on the rounded shape (setting of a video) then set it from "Normal" to ex.: 1.5x. Question: How can I set a default play speed to 1.5, so I ...
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Why doesn't `*.syscarewarning.info` work on adblockplus?

I've added a custom filter (*.syscarewarning.info), for example, to adblockplus. It appears to match the syntax guide: https://adblockplus.org/en/filters. Unfortunately, it doesn't work (WARNING ...
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Firefox external onfly interaction

Background: I'm trying to make a set of scripts to allow myself edit stylish themes in external editor (vi in my case). In order to do that I store styles.css as external file, edit it and upload with ...
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Browser extension/add-on to copy title to clipboard

Is there a Firefox add-on or Chrome extension to copy the current page title + url as a link, so that I could insert it into Google/MS Office/Libre Office docs? It's generally convenient to have a (...
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Lock Chrome/Firefox with a password

I want to have an option to protect my data and logins in the browsers, so that no one else that has access to the computer would be able to use my browser profile. Something that will ask for a ...
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How to use a download accelerator to download videos with Video DownloadHelper?

I use Video DownloadHelper to download videos from a server that fails often (so resume option is of great use) and works much faster with multi-stream download managers. In the past Video ...
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Firefox extentions: how to set wired-Marker data folder to a different place?

I want the marker to be synced between different computers. Is it possible to sync it using firefox? I think the answer will be no. Can I set the default data place to a different folder so that I ...
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Creating shortcut for Firefox add-on options

I want to easily switch how Firefox works, using an Add-on feature either toggled on or off, based on which one of us is using a particular computer. Currently, to toggle that, we are having to do ...
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What is the recommended way (if any) to install the KeeFox Add-On on Mac?

I use KeePassX 2.0 on Mac OS 10.10.5 and Firefox 43.0.4. I would like to use the KeeFox add-on, but on the Mozilla page "Not available for your platform" shows up. Nevertheless I think I saw ...
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A way to stop websites from detecting that you're using an adblocker

Many sites are detecting that we're using an adblocker and making our browsing experience worst by either not displaying the content that we want to see or show us even more ads that the adblocker isn'...
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Firefox Make a noise or do not scroll when using the find bar

I don't remember when (pr what versions) the Firefox behavior changed, but I believe that there used to be a sound played when searching for a term and you reached the end of the page (either top or ...
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Flash not being displayed properly in firefox linux

I installed the debug version of flash using the script given in this link. Alternatively, I also tried downloading the debug version of flash from here and moved libflashplayer.so to /usr/lib/mozilla/...
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Firefox - custom page in a new tab, focus on the page

When I open a new tab in Firefox, I would like it to display a custom page instead of the Firefox default. It should then focus the page itself, not the address bar. The browser.newtab.url preference ...
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Uget not working on Google Drive

I am not able to download any file from the Google Drive website using the uGet download manager. Every file which is downloaded is corrupted. It is working on every other website. I am using Flashgot ...
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How do I remove Firefox extensions from my sync account?

I have installed a fresh version of Firefox several times and when the sync process was complete, I removed extensions that I no longer use. I was thinking the removals would sync to my account and ...
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How to force Firefox suggest a specific link when typing a character?

For example, when I want to go to www.getpocket.com, my mind only remember the product name (Pocket), not the actually URL. When I typing poc, the first suggestion is the link that I want to go, but I ...
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Does uBlock Origin make Ghostery redundant?

I have uBlock Origin installed in my browser, as well as AdBlock. Does having uBlock Origin mean there is no point to running Ghostery? Will Ghostery find and suppress any scripts that uBlock Origin ...
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save web page with all the related content

I am trying to figure how I can save a webpage with all the related files, for example : http://docs.oasis-open.org/ubl/os-UBL-2.0/xsd/ I want to save all the files in the directory kinda like a ...
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Allow outdated firefox extension to be enabled

So I have a lovely extension called Pentadactyl. It's not maintained for every "major" Firefox release and thus may have an outdated version number somewhere. It does its job and frankly it's my ...
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Rectangular text selection in Firefox

Is there a shortcut for rectangular selection in Firefox? I'm not talking about the table cell selection mode, but about a mode like in Notepad++ when pressing Alt while selecting (screenshot) or in ...
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Switch to next tab with middle click in Firefox?

Is there a way to get Firefox to switch to the next tab when you click the middle mouse button (regardless of where on the screen the mouse pointer is)? I can't find an add-on that does this. Thanks
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How to run Firefox extension using Firefox Developer Edition and jpm?

I'm having some inconvenient with current release Firefox version and want to switch to Dev edition to developing my extension. I've tried the tutorial in this link but doesn't work. The example is ...
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Difference between 127.0.0.1 and 0.0.0.0 in the context of the Firefox address bar

I need to configure a firefox extension to load a page that can never exist. It should be as fast as possible. The obvious choice is about:blank, but the catch is that the API used by the extension ...
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Adding too many plugins/extensions to a browser, affect browsing speed?

I am using extensions added from the official websites like https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/extensions/ , https://chrome.google.com/webstore. If the answer is Yes, is there any way to find ...
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Move/share pinned tab between windows in Firefox

Suppose the following scenarios. Open firefox (window A). Pin tab X Open new firefox window (B) Close A Close B Open firefox No X tab If I switch steps 5 and 6, pinned tab will be there. Is there ...
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how can i take screenshot of firefox with addon result

Myself on kali linux with firefox and calomel ssl validation addon,i have many addons installed at my firefox, Main problem which i face while taking screenshot was i cant take the screenshot with ...